Published on 9/5/2021

​The Regional Network for Social Responsibility honored Ms. Mariam bint Ali bin Nasser Al Misnad, the Executive Director of Administration and Finance Division at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies (DI) and awarded her with the International Social Responsibility Excellence Award for the year 2021, in recognition of her efforts in the field of humanitarian and volunteer work.

DI Acting President, Dr. Abdelwahab El Affendi was very pleased to receive the humanitarian and social responsibility action leaders on campus. Highlighting that humanitarian action in its true sense refers to virtue and charity, it's a supreme value and the most important thing a person does in life.

"Social responsibility is highly appreciated at the Institute; education, academic work and research are of no value unless they benefit the human person and society. Ms. Mariam will continue - From her position - to contribute directly or indirectly to humanitarian and social responsibility action," he added.

For her part, Ms. Mariam Al Misnad expressed her pride at being honored by the Regional Network for Social Responsibility and said that: "giving me this international award is a true reflection of my faith and belief in the importance of consolidating the principles and concepts of social responsibility."

Ms. Mariam added: "The closest tribute to myself, which I have received many times without medals or honorary positions, is the feeling I get every time my team and I achieve a project, initiative or put forward efforts to serve the precious people of this country who live on its soil. Each act achieves a valuable goal and adds to society, which I consider to be the true honor to which I am entitled."

Al Misnad concluded that social responsibility is at the forefront of her priorities and concerns, as it constitutes an important part of her duty towards the society and humanity.

In turn, Dr. Mohamed bin Saif Al Kuwari, International Ambassador for Social Responsibility, explained that social responsibility exists in all societies, despite the differences between one society and another, there are rules that govern the behavior of people and institutions, stressing the need to consolidate the rules through legislation and laws.

Dr. Mohamed underlined the contributions of Al Misnad to humanitarian work at the international national level, noting that such an honor would serve as a motivation for her to continue in the world of responsible giving.

At the end of the ceremony, which was attended by distinguished leaders of social responsibility and development work, in addition to many faculty members and students of the Master of Social Work program at the Doha Institute, Dr. Mohamed honored Ms. Maryam Al Misnad and gave her the International Social Responsibility Excellence Award for the year 2021.